RFR(S): 8019926 : PPC64 (part 106): Make hsdis build and work on Linux/PPC64

Volker Simonis volker.simonis at gmail.com
Thu Jul 25 09:32:47 PDT 2013

On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 8:47 PM, Vladimir Kozlov
<vladimir.kozlov at oracle.com> wrote:
> Looks good.


> Please, fix indention in hsdis.c.


> Could you add workaround info to the src/share/tools/hsdis/README?

See: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~simonis/webrevs/8019926.v3/

I've also added a link to the Wiki page and updated the copyright
years appropriately.

Can I push this right into 'stage' (I don't think it will have any
impact on JPRT:)


> thanks,
> Vladimir
> On 7/24/13 10:39 AM, Volker Simonis wrote:
>> Hi,
>> could you please review the following small patch which enables
>> building the hsdis library on Linux/PPC64 and AIX/PPC64:
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~simonis/webrevs/8019926/
>> I've tested that this change will not break the Linux/x86/x86_64 and
>> Solaris/sparc/sparcv9 platforms.
>> Notice that building the hs-dis library against a recent source
>> version of binutils may stop because of a dependency bug in the
>> binutils configure/make system with an error like:
>> WARNING: `makeinfo' is missing on your system.  You should only need it if
>>           you modified a `.texi' or `.texinfo' file, or any other file
>>           indirectly affecting the aspect of the manual.  The spurious
>>           call might also be the consequence of using a buggy `make' (AIX,
>>           DU, IRIX).  You might want to install the `Texinfo' package or
>>           the `GNU make' package.  Grab either from any GNU archive site.
>> make[4]: *** [bfd.info] Error 1
>> The easiest way to work around this problem is by doing a "touch
>> $BINUTILS/bfd/doc/bfd.info". I've documented this in the HotSpot Wiki
>> at:
>> https://wiki.openjdk.java.net/display/HotSpot/PrintAssembly
>> Thank you and best regards,
>> Volker

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